The Department of the Navy (DON) recently entered into an agreement construct a 210 megawatt (MW) direct current solar facility to benefit 14 DON installations. This will be the largest purchase of renewable energy ever made by a federal entity. The list of installations that will be provided solar energy from the Mesquite 3 Solar farm include: Naval Base (NB) San Diego, NB Coronado, NB Point Loma, NB Ventura County, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey, Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach, NWS Det Norco, NWS Fallbrook, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) 29 Palms, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Barstow, Marine Corps Recruitment Deport (MCRD) San Diego and Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMWTC) Bridgeport. For more information on the DON's renewable energy initiatives, visit the DON's Renewable Energy Program Office webpage at greenfleet.dodlive.mil/energy/repo/and DOS's Energy webpage at greenfleet.dodlive.mil/energy/.
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